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News Release
Gresham Police Investigating Homicide in Parking Lot near SE 182/W Powell - 09/21/21

Gresham, Ore.— On September 20, 2021 at approximately 6:15pm, Gresham Police received a call about shots that were heard in the parking lot of the Walmart at 3900 W Powell boulevard, near SE 182nd. While police were still headed to the scene, multiple callers to 911 were reporting that someone in the parking lot had been shot, so medical crews were also requested. The victim, later identified as 38-year-old Dashawn Hudson, of Portland, died at the scene from his injuries.

Detectives and crime scene investigators were called to the scene to interview witnesses and collect evidence in order to find out what lead up to this incident. If you witnessed the incident and have not talked to police yet, or if have any information about this case, please call the Gresham Police tip line at 503-618-2719 or toll free at 888-989-3505, callers can remain anonymous.


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